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Media Bias

Letter Writing Tips from CAMERA.ORG Respond while the issue is still fresh in the minds of the journalists and their audience. Try to send your

Media Consent

Please use the form below to give your consent to your child being photographed /videoed whilst taking part in BJE activities and events. 

Media Consent Policy

Media Consent Policy Throughout the year, New South Wales Board of Jewish Education (BJE) has the opportunity to celebrate student achievements and activities in BJE

Mem (Hebrew Letter)

MEM, the Hebrew letter that equals the number forty, has an open and a closed form. The open MEM appears anywhere but at the end

Mezuzah

A mezuzah has two parts: a parchment scroll on which specified Biblical verses are hand-written, and a protective case for the scroll. The mezuzah derives

Midrash

The ‘Midrash’ is a generic term for a group of approximately 60 collections of rabbinic commentaries, stories, metaphors and ethical essays arranged around the books

Milkshake Madness

Milkshake Madness is our crowd favourite meetup event for High School students. They meet at Milkshake Madness to hang out with other Jewish students from

Miriam

Miriam appears in the Book of Exodus, which chronicles the time of Jewish slavery in Egypt. Her name means ‘bitter sea’. Miriam was the sister

Mishnah

At Mount Sinai the Jewish people received the Written Torah and the Oral Torah. The Oral Torah was the oral explanation of how the (rather

Mitzvot

The English translation of the word mitzvot (the plural of the word mitzvah) is ‘commandments’. Judaism teaches that God revealed His will in the Torah

Mitzvot Explained for Kids

What are Mitzvot? The word ‘mitzvah’ means ‘commandment’ or ‘rule’. Rules are like traffic lights – they make life easier for people to live. Mitzvot

Modern History

This section of our website contains pages, or links to pages, of relevance to students of NSW Modern History syllabus which is studied in Years

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Learning through meaningful experiences is what BJE is all about. This allows our children to experience the joy of lighting candles, saying Brochas and eating delicious Challah.
Wishing everyone Shabbat Shalom 🕯🕯
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Getting ready for Rosh Hashanah🍎 through fun activities in the classroom - sudoku puzzles, drawings🖍, and lots of great reflective discussions bring this special Jewish holiday to life! ...

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We are beyond excited!🥳 In just 13 weeks’ time, 🗓 our biggest group EVER will go to Israel 🇮🇱on the Nesiah Israel Program! 🛫

Our Nesiah group consists of:

🔵 168 Jewish Year 10 students,
who attend non-Jewish schools from all around Australia.

🔵 There are 5 senior staff

🔵 10 Madrichim travelling with them.

We can’t wait to share this adventure with you! 🤩
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How would you make the world a better place? Our year 1 and 2 students had a great brainstorming session about how they could change the world through the kindness of words - an important Jewish value. ...

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Aptly timed for the day after Yom Kippur - Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to volunteer with you child (school Yr 5-12) and give back 🤗
Numbers limited to 20-25 families (1 parent/1 child) per session so please
Book ASAP: tinyurl.com/jwave4threadtogether
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